Study: Vegetable Oils Contribute to Fatty Liver Disease – Saturated Fats Do Not

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Traditional fats such as coconut oil and butter are high in saturated fats. Modern processed cooking oil such as corn and soybean oil, the new vegetable oils that are polyunsaturated, have only been in the food chain since World War II, and contain dangerous trans fatty acids.

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Study: Coconut Oil Offers Protection Against Inflammation and Diabetes

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Forty percent of women today are obese. Many believe obesity is a precursor to diabetes, which if not reversed will lead to further health complications, and even be life threatening.
However, a recent study looking at the effects of coconut oil on glycemia and inflammation demonstrated that obesity alone may not be the culprit.
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Access to Medical Cannabis Speeds Ahead in Countries Outside the U.S.

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North and south of the U.S. borders, making medical marijuana available to patients who need it is making strong advances.
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Despite this and international research proving the merits of medical cannabis, our United States national government agencies continue promoting false “Reefer Madness” fears.

Millions of People Take to the Streets in Italy and France to Protest Mandatory Vaccines

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Media ignores Italian protesters against mandatory vaccines

In Italy, millions of Italians have been demonstrating since June, protesting the infringements to parental rights. On July 28, industry-beholden Italian legislators voted 296-92 to pass a one-size-fits-all law that mandates multiple doses of ten vaccines for preschoolers through teenagers, imposing steep fines for parents who do not comply. 

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Is the Gluten Intolerance “Epidemic” as Bad as Claimed or a Clever Marketing Tool?


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Currently grains, especially wheat, are blamed for most of our digestive ills, which are rampant within a variety of autoimmune diseases, Crohn’s, IBS, and leaky gut syndromes that create other diseases.

Now we have the gluten free rage, similar to the low or no fat crazes of the past. 

EU authorities broke their own rules and brushed aside evidence of cancer to keep glyphosate on the market

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The EU authorities reached the conclusion that glyphosate is not carcinogenic by disregarding and brushing aside evidence of cancers in experimental animals and by violating directives and guidelines that are supposed to guide their work, according to a new report by the German toxicologist Dr Peter Clausing.

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The Devastating Consequences of Replacing Butter with Margarine in Our Diet

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The Diet Dictocrats told us to drop butter decades ago and switch to a so-called healthier substitute called margarine made with what they claimed would be less harmful polyunsaturated fats. Their promise was it would prevent disease. People around the globe questioned this advice, especially those who have valued butter for its life-sustaining properties for millennia. Today we know that butter is light years healthier than margarine ever could be. 

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